With its combination of various arts such as painting, photography film, architecture, fashion, product and interior design and textile art, the Bauhaus is still considered the epitome of a technologically advanced modernity. Last but not least, the attempt to create the whole society aesthetically, inspired many artists worldwide. Even in the contemporary Moving Image, the Bauhaus heritage is referenced in many ways, directly or associatively.
Even in the contemporary Moving Image, the Bauhaus heritage is referenced in many ways, directly or associatively. For example, the Bauhaus architecture or modernist buildings that are in their tradition are being re-interviewed as living models, the modernization of cities and the changing perception of new technologies with comparable intensity targeted as by the artists of the Bauhaus or the lens-less film experiments like those of László Moholy-Nagy were taken up with today's technical possibilities. An insight into international Film Art shows: even 100 years later - the Bauhaus lives, at least in the visions of the artists.
Screening #01: Creating Worlds
The creation of living worlds can reflect political ideologies, reveal a desire to shape private living space or follow media models from feature films. The screening works reflect these concepts: Dimitri Venkov, The Hymns of Muscovy, 2018 / Miriam Gossing & Lina Sieckmann, Sonntag, Büscherhöfchen 2 (2014) and One Hour Real (2017).
This screening is part of the series Expanding Bauhaus. New Reflections on the Bauhaus Movement in Time-Based Media Art, selected by Elke Kania (Cologne), Julia Sökeland (Hamburg) and Ludwig Seyfarth (Berlin).
Curated and moderated by Elke Kania and Julia Sökeland, organized by Goethe-Institut Niederlande and Blinkvideo mediaart.